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Use the FSM, buy one, it covers this. reset what is reset?
does the book say reset>?
what country.
here we (USA)
login to alldata.com and see that. if there is that.
not the engine for E60/61? car?
four-cylinder petrol
six-cylinder petrol (my guess) N54 ? my guess is this.....
V8 petrol
V10 petrol (M5)
four-cylinder diesel
six-cylinder diesel
my guess is based on.....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_N54

M54?
no symptoms posted, zero
no context, doing what? and why?

no 535xi in my book just 530xi.
N54 engine.

servo ? you mean VVT or
VANOS (abbr. from German variable Nockenwellensteuerung)?
this, and is it a turbo?
535xi 3.0L 6-cyl.
VVT parts? is that it?
the VALVETRONIC system.?

please ID exact engine, and say symptoms or service you are doing.

ill stop. here and post this, are you here?

http://www.carthrottle.com/10-surprisingly-unreliable-cars/

If FSM free, why do that with a $50,000 car??? odd that.?
if desperate, try google. using the N54 (or as approp.)
in the search, and guess what lots of hits.
how about VANOS N54

http://vod.com.ng/en/video/Rkr79T6yHKk/BMW-Vanos-Solenoid-Replacement-Intake-and-Exhaust-N51-N52-N52K-N54-Faults-2A87-2A82-2A9A-2A98

60k hits.
https://www.google.com/webhp#q=BMW+N54+VANOS


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